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Protecting children from harmful food marketing

Professor Amandine Garde highlights the growing recognition of unhealthy food marketing as a major children’s rights issue, and what can and should be done to address it Ten years after the adoption of the World Health Organization (WHO) Recommendations on the marketing of foods and non-alcoholic beverages to children, children around the world remain exposed to […]

WHO Retains Ebola’s Public Health Emergency Designation in Congo

The number of cases of Ebola in the eastern Congo continues to fall, and there had been speculation that the World Health Organization’s Emergency Committee would remove the designation of Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) from the outbreak. However, at its February 12 meeting, the Committee voted unanimously to keep the designation. The original designation was made […]

Dhaka ranks 2nd worst in Air Quality Index

Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka ranked the second worst in Air Quality Index (AQI) on Wednesday. The independent live air-quality index monitor, Air Visual, shows Dhaka’s AQI value as 238 around 9:00am. Mongolia’s Ulaanbaatar topped the index with an AQI value of 422 while India’s Delhi and Afghanistan’s Kabul respectively stood third and fourth on the worst […]

New study shows snacking can positively impact children’s health

SPRINGFIELD/EAST LONGMEADOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) — As every parent knows getting your child to eat right can be a challenge, but according to a new study, snacking can benefit their diet. We wanted to know if that’s true, that’s why Western Mass News spoke with local health official, Ariel Martinez and pediatrician, Dr. John Kelley to […]

Healthy snacks to pack your kids in the new year

If your child is the one who brings her untouched lunch home every day, surprise her with these healthy snacks for kids at school. Nothing makes me feel more like I have my life together than those weeks when our fridge is stocked with our favorite healthy snacks for kids to bring to school. A little prep time over the weekend […]

How to maintain your fitness and keep active as our air quality plummets

Weighing up the benefits of exercise is usually pretty straight-forward: doing something — anything — is better than nothing. But, for many of us, maintaining fitness and being physically active outdoors has recently become more complicated. As fires blaze in parts of Australia, and dozens of communities fight to protect their lives and homes, many […]

No more two-hour lunch breaks: the slow death of Spain’s menú del día

Restaurants offering fixed-price three-course menús have been a cornerstone of the country’s urban life for decades, but tourism, shorter lunch breaks and gentrification have put them under threat. What will it take to fight back? Food is at the heart of Spanish culture. From social life to business deals, everything revolves around food – above […]

Climate Change Poses Threats to Children’s Health Worldwide

The health effects of climate change will be unevenly distributed and children will be among those especially harmed, according to a new report from the medical journal The Lancet. The report compared human health consequences under two scenarios: one in which the world meets the commitments laid out in the Paris Agreement and reins in emissions so that increases […]

Which Health Policies Actually Work? We Rarely Find Out

A few years ago, Oregon found itself in a position that you’d think would be more commonplace: It was able to evaluate the impact of a substantial, expensive health policy change. In a collaboration by the state and researchers, Medicaid coverage was randomly extended to some low-income adults and not to others, and researchers have been tracking the consequences […]

Growing up in air-polluted areas linked to mental health issues

People who spend their childhood in areas with high levels of air pollution may be more likely to later develop mental disorders, research suggests. Air pollution has become a matter of growing concern as an increasing number of studies have found links to conditions ranging from asthma to dementia and various types of cancer. There are also signs it may take a […]

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